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Rocscience | On the comparison of 2D and 3D stability analyses of an anisotropic slope

The Adoption of 3D Limit Equilibrium Method 2D limit equilibrium analysis is a powerful tool for problems involving uniform geometry. Three-dimensional limit equilibrium modeling can be an excellent...

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CALLING ALL GEOS: we’re looking for your expert feedback. This 10-minute survey will ask you about your use of geoscience software for analysis, modelling, and collaboration. Complete the survey by...

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Rocscience | Geotechnical Software for Tunnelling

Tunnelling is a specialized civil engineering discipline for designing and constructing underground openings for transportation and other purposes. It accomplishes this through the removal of soil an...

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Arunachal Pradesh: 1 killed, 3 missing after landslides and floods

Incessant rainfall in the past several days have triggered landslides and flood in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh disrupting surface communication, while one person was killed and three other...

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Rocscience | 3D Limit Equilibrium Method (LEM): A Parallel Case Study of a Landslide Supported with Piles

Shedding light on the preventative measures against slope failure due to stresses Determining the accuracy of slope stability analysis has been a primary subject of interest in the geotechnical field...

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Mine Subsidence Repair Project at West Virginia Case Study

In this case study, engineers and contractors work to stabilize a new home with damage caused by a shallow foundation resting atop a long-wall coal mine. A new house was constructed in West Virginia,...

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Keller North America announces new branch and area managers

Ray Franz, Area ManagerRay Franz was promoted to Area Manager of Northern California. With over 30 years of experience in geotechnical consulting and specialty construction, Ray has worked with microp...

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Predicting Eccentric Stresses for Large Diameter Open Ended Pipe Piles

This is a summary of technical paper "Predicting Eccentric Stresses for Large Diameter Open Ended Pipe Piles" presented GeoCongress 2022, written by Ryan C. Allin, P.E., Vice President, Pile Dynamics...

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Shoring project at Base Mine Lake

As a previous mine pit and tailings pond, the Base Mine Lake has residual bitumen forming two mats on the lake floor. Keller designed and installed a shoring solution to create a new dock area for dr...

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Helical Piles Case Study on Weathered Rock Construction

This interesting case study features the use of helical piles for a deep foundation on a new construction with rock at 21 feet below the ground. The Southside Community Development & Housing Corp...

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Geotechnical Engineers can now publish technical related content on GeoWorld, get DOIs, and reach thousands of geo-professionals

GeoWorld, the professional networking platform for geotechnical engineers, recently launched a brand-new resources section, which expands the classic blog functionality. It is now possible for every...

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Geotechnical Engineering Practice in the Mycenaen Civilization (1600-1100 BC)

by Dimitrios Zekkos, John Manousakis, Adda G. Athanasopoulos Reference: Zekkos, D., Manousakis, J., Athanasopoulos, A. (2005), “Geotechnical engineering practice in the Mycenaean Civilization (1600...

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Buchanan Lecture 2021: video available

The following material has been provided by ASCE President and Distinguished Professor and Buchanan Chair Holder Jean-Louis Briaud of Texas A&M University. The 2021 Buchanan Lecture, held on Nove...

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New ISSMGE TC304 Course on “Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Dr. Jie Zhang

Professor Jie Zhang of Tongji University (China) is delivering a course on Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering under the auspices of the Virtual University of the International Society of Soil...

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In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Paul G. Marinos (1944-2021)

The following obituary was prepared and presented by the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). May the earth be light to you, rest in peace Prof. Paul Mari...

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Numerical Modelling: The Soft-Soil and Soft-Soil Creep Model

The following was prepared by Dr. Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, and first presented by Virtuosity. The term ‘soft soil’ is associated with fine-grained soils (mostly normally-consolidated clays). For examp...

Equipment for in-borehole gravimetry

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soil erosion model

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UCS test of rock

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2021 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 23,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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Practical Soil Dynamics

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by...

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Practical Guide to Green Technology for Ground Engineering

Over the last 50 years there has been rapid development of construction techniques, analytical methods and materials for use in ground engineering. One of the major techniques which has been developed...